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UK military 'made wrong calculations' on Afghanistan - BBC News
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 03:50:42 GMT

BBC News

UK military 'made wrong calculations' on Afghanistan
BBC News
Military leaders failed to calculate the magnitude of the conflict in Afghanistan, the former head of the British army has told the BBC. Gen Sir Peter Wall said they thought they had a "reasonable force" for their limited objectives, but he now admits ...
Fighting simultaneously in Iraq and Afghanistan created "perfect storm" for ...Telegraph.co.uk
Afghanistan failures could have led to UK troop 'massacre' - army chiefsRT
Afghanistan War: UK Lacked 'Clear And Achievable Strategy' Claim Military ...International Business Times
Breitbart News -The Week UK
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Prisoner in Afghanistan to Be Tried in US - ABC News
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:45:39 GMT

Business Insider

Prisoner in Afghanistan to Be Tried in US
ABC News
The prisoner, known by the nom de guerre Irek Hamidullan, is a Russian veteran of the Soviet war in Afghanistan who defected to the Taliban and stayed in the country, U.S. officials said. He was captured in 2009 after an attack on Afghan border police ...
Russian fighter suspected of terrorism and held in Afghanistan to be ...Washington Post
Russian captured in Afghanistan to face terrorism charges in USReuters
Detainee in Afghanistan to face charges in US court, officials sayLos Angeles Times

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Taliban Are Rising Again in Afghanistan's North - New York Times
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:10:09 GMT

New York Times

Taliban Are Rising Again in Afghanistan's North
New York Times
CHAHAR DARA, Afghanistan The last time Afghans in the northern province of Kunduz felt so threatened by the Taliban was in 2009, just before President Obama deployed thousands of troops to push the insurgents back from the outskirts of the province ...
No fond farewell for 82nd paratroopers in AfghanistanStars and Stripes
Clashes between security forces, Taliban leave 23 dead in N. AfghanistanXinhua
In Afghanistan's north, Taliban gains ground and courts local supportDaily News & Analysis

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Book Talk: Women in Afghanistan, through a looking glass - Reuters
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:20:55 GMT

Book Talk: Women in Afghanistan, through a looking glass
Reuters
The comment exposed a striking truth about girls growing up in Afghanistan, the worst place in the world to be born female, according to the United Nations. The more Nordberg looked into it, the more examples she found of Afghan parents raising ...



It's official: the US drug war in Afghanistan is a $7.6 billion failure - Washington Post (blog)
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:02:59 GMT

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It's official: the US drug war in Afghanistan is a $7.6 billion failure
Washington Post (blog)
The U.S. government wasted $7.6 billion on an ill-conceived drug war in Afghanistan that was doomed to failure from the start, according to a scathing new report from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction. The Afghan opium poppy ...
The US has waged a $7.6 billion drug war in Afghanistan, and now the problem ...LA Daily News

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This map shows all the areas in Afghanistan where poppy production rose - Washington Post
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:23:59 GMT

The Intercept - First Look Media

This map shows all the areas in Afghanistan where poppy production rose
Washington Post
The U.S. military is closing in on the end of its long war in Afghanistan, and Washington has spent $7.6 billion trying to reduce the production of poppy, the brilliantly blooming plant whose resin is made into heroin and other opioids. The legacy thus ...
Surprise: US Drug War In Afghanistan Not Going WellThe Intercept - First Look Media
Afghan opium poppy cultivation hits all-time highThe Guardian
US drug war in Afghanistan is failing, new report saysCNN
Just Security -The Diplomat -Los Angeles Times
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Ashraf Ghani Races to Make His Mark on Presidency in Afghanistan - New York Times
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:33:12 GMT

New York Times

Ashraf Ghani Races to Make His Mark on Presidency in Afghanistan
New York Times
KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan's new president, Ashraf Ghani, is a man in a hurry to break from his predecessor's governing style. Best not make him late. He drove the point home this month when he started a meeting without the prominent and widely ...
A NEW PAGE FOR AFGHANISTAN?Daily Sabah
Afghanistan: A Dangerous Projection of Presidential InaugurationCenter for Research on Globalization
Moving beyond the new deal in AfghanistanHindustan Times

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Afghanistan HM indirectly blames Pakistan for terror surge - Economic Times
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:08:45 GMT

Foreign Policy

Afghanistan HM indirectly blames Pakistan for terror surge
Economic Times
"The terrorists are coming to Afghanistan from the east and going all the way to central Asia and China," Daudzai told ET on the sidelines of an international security conference organised by the Delhi-based Observer Research Foundation and Munich ...
Afghanistan's new president faces a campaign-scarred economyLos Angeles Times
Taliban Advance in Afghanistan's North; Modi Visits Jammu and Kashmir for ...Foreign Policy
Afghanistan's new president to visit China next week: Chinese FMCCTV
Deccan Herald -ABC News
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Insurgents Kill 5 in Attack in Afghanistan: Police - ABC News
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:03:27 GMT

The Daily Star

Insurgents Kill 5 in Attack in Afghanistan: Police
ABC News
Afghan police say five people were killed and two were wounded when gunmen opened fire on a car in an attack in one of the country's eastern provinces. Friday's attack took place in Nangahar province as seven civilians were travelling through Khogyani ...
Insurgents kill 5 in attack in AfghanistanThe Daily Star

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'(Un)governed Spaces' at Bennington College maps Afghanistan in photos and ... - Berkshire Eagle
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:31:38 GMT

Berkshire Eagle

'(Un)governed Spaces' at Bennington College maps Afghanistan in photos and ...
Berkshire Eagle
BENNINGTON -- Hanging scarves, a broken wall, a pencil sketch on pages of a newspaper in Arabic, snow in the mountains -- a new exhibit at Usdan Gallery at Bennington College will show Afghanistan from a dual perspective. Artist Gregory Thielker and ...

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